Podcasts from the Unitarian Universalist Church of Palo Alto (UUCPA). At UUCPA, we come together to support one another in our continuing commitment to a free and loving search for spiritual meaning and to the expression of that meaning in our community and in our lives. For more information visit www.uucpa.org.
After months of input from people throughout the congregation, a team put UUCPA’s mission into these words: We gather, our different paths entwined, to deepen our spiritual lives: nourishing connection, learning from each other, caring for each other, tending to our world.
In brief, plain language, it communicates great spiritual depth and helps us each to recall our own mission or purpose. What is yours, and who helps you accomplish it?
Diyos sa Gugma (God of Love): Building Bridges with the Unitarian Universalist Church of the Philippines (UUCP)
There are over 2,000 Unitarian Universalists in the Philippines in over 24 congregations. Most of the churches are located in remote rural farming and fishing villages. What can UUs from the Philippines teach us about their unique expression of our shared global liberal religious faith? ... read more.
Our annual intergenerational service in which we ask and answer questions such as: What is the origin of the flaming chalice symbol? What does the chalice mean to you? What happens when we put all those meanings together into one community? Why do we have ... read more.
Genie in a Bottle
What is a genius? Someone rare, we know that. Someone with extraordinary gifts that few of us can hope to have. Figures such as Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Nikola Tesla, Marie Curie, Ella Fitzgerald, Michael Jordan. Or, descending slightly from the stratosphere, someone with an IQ ... read more.
Ruts, Routes, and Paths
Habits go straight to the heart. When we’re trying to break an unwanted habit and failing, we often feel as if there’s something wrong with us. The same thing happens when we’re having trouble creating a better habit. It’s true that our habits say a ... read more.
Brick by Brick: Chanting Down Babylon
An intergenerational service celebrating the life and message of Martin Luther King, Jr., and how his ministry continues on through folks who are fearless in the face of oppression and aggression. Our minister of religious education, Cat Boyle, leads us in a liberating service ... read more.